Background and activities


The role of sound in a broad spectre of art expressions. In addition to film sound and film music, the research includes experimental audiovisual expressions in a historical context. The research interest is interdisciplinary between media studies, film studies, music studies and art history. The ongoing research include amongst others documentary film sound and rockumentary.

Teaching and supervising 

Has been teaching and supervising both in the Department of Art and Media Studies, Department of Music and The Arts Academy. Mainly teach and supervise within practical film and video production with an emphasis on sound. Both on BA and MA level.




Scientific, academic and artistic work

Displaying a selection of activities. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

Artistic productions

  • Elvemo, Johan-Magnus; Tiller, Asbjørn. (2008) In Cuba - musikkvideo - Gunnar Andreas Berg featuring Haddy N´jie. In Cuba - musikkvideo - Gunnar Andreas Berg featuring Haddy N´jie


  • Iversen, Gunnar; Tiller, Asbjørn. (2014) Lydbilder - mediene og det akustiske. Universitetsforlaget. 2014. ISBN 978-82-15-02122-5.

Part of book/report

  • Tiller, Asbjørn. (2013) Forsterkning av arkitektoniske rom. Arne Nordheim. ingen -ismer for meg takk!.
  • Tiller, Asbjørn. (2013) Korskirken - September 2012. Lemur - Critical Band: A Site-Spesific Composition for 9-16 Musicians.
  • Tiller, Asbjørn. (2010) Sound Rendering. Beyond the visual. Sound and image in ethnographic and documentary film.


  • Tiller, Asbjørn. (2011) Opplevelse av rom - Kunstens lydeksperimenter og audiovisuelle uttrykk. 2011. ISBN 978-82-471-2810-7.


  • Tiller, Asbjørn. (2014) "Mammon"-lydmann: -Ikke for småbarnsforeldre og folk med naboer. VG [Internett]. 2014-01-02.
  • Tiller, Asbjørn. (2013) Spilltrailernes skjulte skatter. NRK [Internett]. 2013-01-19.
  • Tiller, Asbjørn; Bergsland, Andreas. (2013) I am sitting in that room – reverberation, resonance and expanded meanings in Lucier’s "I am sitting in a room”. EMS 13 - Electroacoustic Music in the Context of Interactive Approaches and Networks ; Lisboa. 2013-06-17 - 2013-06-21.
  • Tiller, Asbjørn. (2012) Amplification and Composition of Architectural Space - Arne Nordheims The Drop (2001) and Feast at Gløshaugen (2000). Ephemeral Sustainability - A conference about presenting, documenting and archiving sound based contemporary art . Lydgalleriet; Bergen. 2012-10-31 - 2012-11-03.
  • Tiller, Asbjørn. (2012) Highlighting the subjective through combinations of stereo and mono sound in film. Living Stereo - History, Culture, Multichannel Sound . Carleton University; Ottawa. 2012-03-09 - 2012-03-11.
  • Tiller, Asbjørn. (2011) Filmens hypervirkelige lydbilde. Seminar om lyd i film, Filmens Hus, Oslo . Norsk Filmklubbforbund; Oslo. 2011-10-01 - 2011-10-02.
  • Tiller, Asbjørn. (2011) Reverberation and Resonance – Visual Imagination through Cinematic Soundscapes. The NECS 2011 Conference, London, 23rd-26th June 2011 ”Sonic Futures: Soundscapes and the Languages of Screen Media” . NECS - European Network for Cinema and Media Studies; London. 2011-06-23 - 2011-06-26.
  • Tiller, Asbjørn. (2011) Sewer Sounds-Environment Amplification and Composition. Media Acts The 10th International Conference of the Nordic Society for Intermedial Studies (NorSIS) 26-28 October 2011, Trondheim . Nordic Society for Intermedial Studies; Trondheim. 2011-10-26 - 2011-10-28.